Big Freedia Cancels 5 Shows After Stomach Surgery


Big Freedia Recovering at Home After Stomach Surgery–Cancels Five Shows

September 19, 2011 (New Orleans, LA)— The Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia, had surgery this weekend in his hometown of New Orleans to treat a stomach ulcer. According to his doctor, the procedure is common, and was a preventative measure after Freedia admitted himself into the hospital Sunday morning after not feeling well. Recovery time is 2-3 weeks.

Big Freedia wanted to issue a statement to his fans so the information out there is accurate. “I just want my fans to know I’m doing well and appreciate all their support,” he said from his home where he is recuperating with Diva and Rita, his two dogs by his side. “I just want to get back to making music and getting on the road!”

The following shows/events have been cancelled:

9/23 Cosmic, Charlie’s, Lexington Kentucky
9/24 HideOut Block Party,  Chicago, IL
9/27-19 Scion Music(less) Conference, Los Angeles, CA
10/1 Wurk, Reno, NV
10/2 The Pyramid Scheme, Grand Rapids MI
The Check Yo Pony Tail Tour Starts Oct 20.